For those who celebrate Christmas, a number of choices need to be made that can spark a surprising amount of debate and controversy.
Real or Fake Tree?
Colored Lights, White Lights, or No Lights?
Cards or No Cards?
Christmas Letter or Not?
Mocking Christmas Letters or Not?
Cards with Religious Theme, Nature Scene or Mr. Claus and Friends?
Signed or Printed Cards?
Mailing Cards in December or February?
Alistair Sims, Michael Caine, Mr. Magoo or George C. Scott as Scrooge?
Gift Limit or Not?
Gift for Dog, Cat, Fish, Parakeet or... Are You Kidding Me?
Fruitcake as Food or as Doorstop?
Sticking to the Recipient's List of Desired Gifts or Choosing to Live Dangerously?
Early Services, Late Services, or No Services?
"Silent Night" or "Santa Claus is Coming to Town?"
Opening Gifts on Christmas Eve or on Christmas Morning?
Having a Ritual for Opening Gifts or Letting the Good Times Roll?
Saving Ribbons or Not?
Taking Time to Consider the Deeper Meaning or Simply Having a Party?